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China's mystery HIV-like disease may be all in the mind

Hundreds of people in China believe they might have a new disease with HIV-like symptoms, but doctors suggest their illness could be the result of a mental rather than a physical condition.

The Chinese authorities have been accused of covering up respiratory illnesses like Sars in the past.

This time doctors are blaming a breakdown in trust between the medical profession and patients, who fear they are being lied to when their diagnostic tests come back negative.

One man convinced he has the condition insisted on meeting in an empty motel room. He tries to avoid public places to reduce the chances of transmission.

He wears a face mask - he suspects his virus is spread by close contact, through sweat or saliva. He thinks he caught it after he had sex with a female prostitute.

Comments (4)

  1. This mystery HIV-like virus in China is certainly not all in the mind. It is also spreading to other countries. For more info, see here: new mystery HIV-like virus China
  2. It's ture in china, who have ability to research please contact us: leo152@sina.com, waiting for your help! Than you , Thanks GOD!
  3. We are sick, and puzzled by mystery HIV-like disease, while we can quietly sure to tell you it's not a sick in our mind! we Fever, rash, blood, bowel, tongue white, lymph nodes, fatigue, night sweats, mouth ulcers, mouth rot, muscle pain, tinnitus, rhinitis, pharyngitis, red eyes, muscles jumping, ring joints, skin indentation and other symptoms, then the gradual emergence of weight loss, visceral pain, joint and bone deformation, subcutaneous nodules, skin thinning, skin ulcers, hand joints and heel ulceration and even organ failure and other symptoms. From the beginning to we die, lots of AIDS-LIKE-diseases in our body, while doctor said we are afraid of AIDS, AND AIDS testing show we are not AIDS. Only our sick bodies know that they are telling a lie! China's mystery HIV-like disease may be all in the mind; it's really a voice from our doctors and Government! While a doctor with smart thinking will not trust it’s psychological illnesses, for so many people are sick caused by this disease!
  4. This answer only show Doctors in China can not solve the problem and give the right answer, Now thousands of people are sick and dying for this disease, they pain, they scare, they try to know the reason, microbe, retrovirus,mycoplasma viruses or other viruses. But they have got to give up for low medicine decide level. Thanks god, I know little English, and I can tell you our pain caused by this disease in English! Kind Doctors, Kind people, Please help us to find the unknown virus, we need the true reason, we want to see people in the world live in good health! If you can help us kindly please contact us. you can send email to me: leo152@sina.com! Or call me: +86-15251314913.

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